GDC Europe 2016 Schedule

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  • The Early Days of id Software: Programming Principles

    Speaker:
    • John Romero  |  Creative Director, Games and Playable Media Master's Degree Program, Romero Games
    Location:  Offenbachsaal, 1st Level
    Format: Lecture
    Track: Programming
    Pass Type: Student Pass, All Access Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: Video
    Audience Level: All

    As co-founders of id Software, John Romero and John Carmack created the code behind the company's seminal titles. The principles they defined through experience in id's earliest days built upon one another to produce a unique methodology and a constantly shippable codebase. In this talk, John Romero discusses id software's early days, these programming principles and the events and games that led to their creation.

    Takeaway

    Attendees will learn about the core programming principles of id Software, how they developed, and why they allowed the company to produce a surprising array of games in just a few short years.

    Intended Audience

    This talk is intended for programmers, producers and those interested in the early history of the game industry and id Software.